Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ALCO ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Oxidation Reduction Methanol

Special Instructions: Do not use alcohol or chlorhexadine wipes to prepare venipuncture site. Soap and water or betadine may be used. Deliver specimen to lab immediately. Levels obtained are for medical use only; not intended for legal use.

If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Akron Children's Hospital lab

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range:
50-100 mg/dL: Impairment
>100 mg/dL: Depression of CNS
>400 mg/dL: Fatalities reported

CPT Code: 80301

Synonyms: Ethanol; ETOH

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